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Letting

These days obtaining a mortgage is not as simple and straight forward as it used to be.   More and more people are choosing letting a property as an option that best suits their needs right now.   Our objective is to minimize the level of risk involved and to maximise the rental income of your property.

Once you’ve made the decision to let with McGuirk Beggan Property, we will offer the following:

  • Carry out a market appraisal and provide a written valuation.
  • Advise on presentation of the property and best way to maximize rental income.
  • We work with a fully qualified maintenance team who can advise you on any property improvements
  • A distinctive ‘To Let’ sign board, strategically placed to gain the most attention.
  • Promoting your property on several key property websites including myhome.ie, daft.ie, mcguirkbeggan.ie, property.ie, irishtimes.com, yahoo, RTE, eircom.net and let.ie.
  • We arrange and conduct all viewings with perspective tenants.
  • We require sufficient references from potential tenants to include employers, previous landlords and PPS numbers.  These references are fully checked and verified.
  • Preparation and execution of tenancy agreement.
  • Transfer all utilities in the tenants name, take meter readings and finalise accounts.
  • Ensure the tenant pays 1 month’s security deposit and 1 month’s rent in advance.
  • Set up a standing order into the landlords account.
  • Complete registration form for PRTB – registration fee is €90.
  • BER certificate is required by the landlord from the 1st of January 2009

Tips  for renting your home:  

1. Make sure to have the boiler serviced before the new tenant moves in. It is important that this is done by a registered gas installer and that they leave a sticker on the boiler informing the tenant when the next service is due.

2. Install a carbon monoxide alarm in the property.

3. Leave a fire blanket & small fire extinguisher in the kitchen.

4. If there is a fireplace in the property make sure that the chimney is swept and it is possible to light a fire.

5. Clean all carpets and remove any stains from floor coverings or walls.

6. Ensure that mattresses are new failing this make sure there is a new mattress protector.

7. Make sure all bath and shower seals are intact.

8. Ensure that all utilities are fully functional.

9. Leave clear written instructions on how to use the heating and water heater.

10. If the property is in an apartment complex provide details of the management company and working fobs for security gates.